has been passionate about history from an early age. “As far back as I can recall, I’ve always had a hunger for exploring the past…I was the kid who preferred watching historical documentaries and reading history books over almost any other forms of media.”
Daniel followed his passion for history to college, spending a semester in Rome, Italy studying ancient Roman history and culture. A member of multiple honor societies, he ultimately graduated with Bachelor’s degrees in both Political Science and History from Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania.
An avid collector of Civil War and World War 2 artifacts – primarily related to the roles played by Pennsylvania in those conflicts, Daniel is a member of the Ohio Valley Militaria Society, Forks of the Deleware Historical Arms Society, and a moderator of many militaria history/militaria collecting pages.
Daniel resides in Reading, PA, along with his wife Jessica and three children; Shane, Amelia, and Eliza, all of whom have a passion for history.
has had an innate love of history for his entire life. “I’ve always been fascinated and enthralled with learning about the past…how people lived, the cultures, the technology, the conflict…any opportunity I have to gain an insight into the events, places, and people of another era thrills me with true excitement.”
That fascination and excitement for the past followed Andrew to college, graduating with honors from Alvernia University with degrees in Political Science and History. Andrew’s love of history even extended to his honeymoon, which was spent in historic Williamsburg, Virginia.
He is a passionate collector of WW2 Polish militaria and WW1 41ST Division artifacts, owning to his pride in his Polish heritage and his great grandfather’s service in the Great War, respectively. A member of the Ohio Valley Militaria Society, Forks of the Delaware Historical Arms Society, and active on numerous militaria/history forums and pages, Andrew not only has a passion for learning, but for spreading the knowledge gained over his life.
Married since 2016, Andrew and his wife, Allison live in Hamburg, PA, along with their daughter Aurora.
Andrew’s ethos is echoed in the quote by George Santayana: “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”